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Majority of Seniors Living at Home, StatsCan Study Reveals

February 27, 2014

New figures from Statistics Canada show that 92 percent of all seniors aged 65 and older are living at home, while ...

Crucial Dispatches from Parliament Hill: Key Legislative and Political Updates

February 7, 2014

Canadian Government Reaches Agreement with US on Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) Finance Minister Jim ...

Ontario Expanding Community Role for Paramedics

January 24, 2014

Editor's Note: What follows is a news release from the Government of Ontario.  This is good news!  Both ...

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Senior dies on porch after hospital discharge on frigid night; 2nd case in Winnipeg

January 10, 2014

Health officials in Winnipeg say that two people have died within the last two weeks after being discharged from a ...

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Elderly patient Tadeusz Czubak discharged to empty house not a ‘one-off' case

December 20, 2013

Hospital system too uncoordinated to deal with influx of seniors, patient advocates say The case of an elderly ...

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Sudbury Chapter Chair’s CBC Interview on Interim and Long Term Health Care Needs for Older Canadians

November 21, 2013

Patricia Douglas, Chair of the Sudbury Ontario CARP Chapter, recently did an interview with CBC on senior residences ...

Seniors' 911 calls cut in half by weekly paramedics visits

November 15, 2013

Several years ago, paramedics in Deep River, Ont., came to the realization that most of their 911 emergency calls ...

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Throne Speech missed opportunity to act on retirement security: CARP

October 16, 2013

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16, 2013 Toronto, ON: CARP members will welcome the prohibition on fees for ...

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Real problems begin after leaving hospital, seniors say

October 4, 2013

Home care difficult to access, starts too late For the most part, Dorothy Thompson said she's happy with the care ...

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Canadians Want a Comprehensive Strategy for Senior’s Care, CMA National Report Card Reveals

August 22, 2013

The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) released the results of a survey of Canadian’s opinions on the health care ...